Simone Biles Wins Record-Equalling 23rd World Championship Medal

US gymnastics queen Simone Biles equalled the best-ever document of 23 medals at international championships with the 17th international name of her profession within the vault ultimate on Saturday. The 22-year-old wishes just one extra medal from her closing two finals on Sunday in Stuttgart to overhaul Belarusian male gymnast Vitaly Scherbo. Biles, alternatively, later neglected the danger of a 2nd medal of the day by way of completing 5th within the asymmetric bars ultimate at the back of winner Nina Derwael of Belgium, who retained the name she gained in Doha closing yr.

Biles previous took her 3rd gold of the week at the vault with a profitable rating of 15.399 issues forward of US team-mate Jade Carey, who completed with silver, whilst Britain’s Ellie Downie claimed bronze.

The four-time Olympic champion had already gained all-around gold and the staff match this week to increase her document of maximum international gold medals.

Biles retained the vault name she gained in Doha closing yr by way of excelling on her two makes an attempt, finishing two and a part twists on her 2nd effort.

Lower than a yr sooner than the Tokyo Olympics, she will be able to probably depart Stuttgart with 5 medals with the ladies’s beam and ground finals to return on Sunday.

Nina Derwael of Belgium retained the ladies’s asymmetric bars name on the international gymnastics championships on Saturday as Simone Biles completed 5th, lacking a document 24th worlds medal.

Derwael earned gold by way of completing zero.233 issues forward of silver medallist Becky Downie of Britain whilst Biles’ US team-mate Sunisa Lee earned bronze.


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